Hydraulic Pump Rebuild

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Mon Jun 9 20:56:53 EDT 2003

> From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2003 16:10:06 -0700
> To: b.benz at charter.net
> Cc: knotnook at traverse.com, 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: Hydraulic Pump Rebuild
> I've been through worse.
Should be easily recognize it by now then.
> Don't have a Bentley, I usually just reference the library's copy, and
> didn't figure I'd find info on resealing the pump, so didn't even think to
> check.  I am actually now at the library, and have seen the write up.
I believe that we should seperate this group into two, those with and those
without the B.  Like the blind and those that can't see.  Those that just
like to post before they look, and the infirmed, I mean informed.
> And as to what's leaking, it was really hard to tell what was leaking
> previously.  It was either one of the caps on the under side of the pump, or
> the shaft seal.  By the time I got the hoses disconnected, and the pump out,
> it got so covered with oil that evidence of source had been completely
> obscured.
Only you ahave allowed it to become obscured.  Ever hear of Gunk?  A
bianmual wash down of the engine and full underside will allow you to
effectively monitor all new leaks, assuming that you have fixed the all in
the past.
> I imagine using some pentosin on the seals should suffice as a lubricant?
Hell NO!!.

> Derek P
>> Derek, sounds like you're in deep dodo.
>> DFI if IAB!  If the shaft seal wasn't leaking or sucking air into the pump,
>> DFI!  No need to replaace the banjo fitting's static seals.  No need to
>> replace anything not leaking!  Usually just one cyl head o-ring does it.
>> No need for high torque on these cyl heads, screw driver tight is fine.
>> But you must use antiseize on the o-ring when installing.
>> Bernie

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